This shortcode allows you to display the post’s byline anywhere you want, not just below the post’s title, as most themes do.
It can be used anywhere within WordPress where shortcodes are supported. For most users, this will primarily be within the content of a WordPress post or page or the sidebar.
The byline can be customized making use of the optional attributes this shortcode can take.
The trivial shortcode to display a Molongui Byline looks like this:
As you can see, you get current post byline, showing the name of the author as a link to their archive page.
Post Byline with Custom Text
The shortcode below will display the names of the authors who wrote the article with ID=1 preceded by the “Written by” text:
Post Byline Without Links to Author Pages
You can also disable links to author pages, so plain text is displayed:
Credit Authors of a Mentioned Post
It might also be interesting for you to credit the authors of a post you are mentioning:
Check out below all the available attributes this shortcode can take: